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Fadipe To Challenge Bagattin

‘The Lion’ vs. ‘Herculeez’ set for May 01

06 February 2014

EFC AFRICA – Extreme Fighting Championship – Fadipe To Challenge Bagattin

Johannesburg (South Africa) - Top welterweight contender Henry ‘Herculeez’ Fadipe is to challenge EFC AFRICA welterweight champion Dino ‘The Lion’ Bagattin for his title at EFC AFRICA 29.

Nigerian born, Ireland based Fadipe entered the EFC AFRICA Hexagon in April of 2013. He immediately impressed by battling the notorious Tumelo Maphutha to a split draw, before scoring sensational wins against Martin van Staden and former champion Michiel Opperman.

EFC AFRICA – Extreme Fighting Championship – Fadipe To Challenge Bagattin
Fadipe in action against Michiel Opperman, EFC AFRICA 26

Bagattin is a veteran of the EFC AFRICA organisation. In September of 2013 he faced former champion Michiel Opperman for his title, and took it from him in a brutal, decision encounter that was later named fight of the year.

EFC AFRICA – Extreme Fighting Championship – Fadipe To Challenge Bagattin
Bagattin after taking the welterweight belt, EFC AFRICA 23

Both men are known for their uncompromising, aggressive style. A war will play out on May 01.

EFC AFRICA 29, presented by BetXchange, takes place on Thursday 01 May 2014 at the Big Top Arena, Carnival City, Johannesburg. Tickets on sale soon at www.computicket.com. Stream the entire event, live and in HD, from efcafrica.tv.

Broadcast information and full fight card available at efcafrica.com


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